Unemployment and corruption concerns

THERE is growing concern among the Spanish population about unemployment and government corruption.

For 77 per cent of the Spanish the biggest worry is unemployment despite this having gone down recently.

Government corruption is the second biggest worry with 41.5 per cent and basic economic worries come in third place at 28 per cent.

According to a survey done by the CIS (Centre for Sociological Surveys) the concern over the monarchy is down to 0.4 per cent, which is the same level as before the abdication of the last king.

Fourth on the list of worries were the political parties and how they are running the country, with 26.4 per cent of people mentioning this on their list of personal concerns.

The health service came in at number five with 11.3 per cent of the population naming it as a concern and then came the tail end of the worries which were (in descending order): education, quality of work, government cutbacks, immigration, citizen’s security and the inequality of justice.

Whether abortion should be legal or illegal was not mentioned by any of the respondents to the survey despite the government trying to change the law on this matter.

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